The Minnesota Twins (36-50), are still looking to get back on track after dropping five of six following a season-high five-game winning streak. One bright spot: Minnesota All-Star catcher Joe Mauer is batting .444 (16 for 36) in his last nine home games. Suburban Minneapolis native Cole De Vries will start for the Twins Saturday night against the visiting Oakland A's.
Wild Mountain in Taylors Falls opens for skiing, snowboarding
As Wild Mountain officials said, "winter is here."